19 May, 2022

OM Weekly Digest 19/05/22

We share with you our OM Weekly Digest, news report on intellectual property, competition and much more.
13 May, 2022

OM Weekly Digest 12/05/22

We share with you our OM Weekly Digest, news report on intellectual property, competition and much more.
29 March, 2022

Promotions and new structure

We are pleased to announce the promotion and new structure of our Bogota office with Mauricio Avila as Office Manager.
7 March, 2022

Promotions and a new structure in our patents area

Take a look at the changes that may come.
13 January, 2022

New homeowner protection measures in effect

Colombian Decree 282 of 2019´s main purpose is to protect homeowners from all damages they might suffer in case of total or partial property destruction. The […]
6 January, 2022

France fines Google and Facebook

The French National Commission for Informatics and Liberties (CNIL), the privacy and data protection regulator, found after investigations that the websites of Facebook.com, Google.fr and Youtube. […]
16 September, 2021

Litigation Under COVID 19 in Colombia

Litigation in Colombia has been no exception to the COVID 19 crisis. Decree 806 of 2020 forced us to transform our traditional justice system into a virtual one.
20 May, 2020

Andean Community Court rules on the interpretation of Articles 5 and 7 of Decision 608

The Court of Justice of the Andean Community (CJAC) analyzed the scope of articles 5 and 7 of Decision 608 amidst a preliminary judicial interpretation requested by a […]
15 May, 2020

Willful trademark infringement is NOT a prerequisite to recover profits

The US Supreme Court, in Romag Fasteners v. Fossil, ruled that willful trademark infringement is NOT a prerequisite to recover profits. The decision is relevant because […]
21 February, 2020

Airbus agrees on USD4 billion to international authorities to solve global bribery and commercial crime investigations

Airbus agreed to pay USD 4 billion to reach an agreement on charges of global bribery and commercial crimes with French, British and American authorities after an […]
2 December, 2019

Dominican Republic: New deadline for adapting and complying with labeling provisions of prepackaged food and beverages

As reported by ULISES CABRERA ABOGADOS, the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) issued a new deadline for adapting and complying with the provisions for labeling of […]
2 December, 2019

India: India approves PPH pilot program with Japanese Patent Office

Indian government recently approved a PPH pilot program with the Japanese Patent Office (JPO). A PPH is an international cooperation instrument for streamlining patent prosecution, by considering favorable […]
2 December, 2019

Colombia: Denomination of origin protection of black crafts of the Chamba region in Tolima is granted

Colombian trademark office grants a DO to black handicrafts made in Chamba, Guamo, Tolima. The news came from Ana María Fríes, Director of Artesanías de Colombia and Juliana […]
2 December, 2019

Colombia: New resolution explains how medical products not included in basic health benefit plan will be paid

On 15 November 2019, the General Social Security Fund Administration (ADRES) issued Resolution 41656 of 2019, through which alternative courses are set for the verification, control, and […]
29 November, 2019

Colombia: The first Fund of All Funds is born to finance entrepreneurs with public and private contributions

Colombia officially launched on 13 November the Fund of All Funds for entrepreneurs and companies within the orange (innovation-driven) economy. This will provide financing alternatives, other than credit, to […]
27 November, 2019

Colombia: Government issues new policy for digital transformation and artificial intelligence

Colombia recently passed a new National Policy for Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence, aiming to promote the strategic use of digital technologies in the country. The policy […]
27 November, 2019

Colombia: Authority files administrative order against Rappi and initiates formal investigation

Consumer protection authority orders RAPPI to comply with consumer protection and e-commerce rules, given more than 750,000 complaints and claims were filed between April and October 2018 from […]
27 November, 2019

Colombia: Trademark office grants third all-time motion trademark

In October, the Colombian Trademark Office by means of Resolution No. 50720, granted the registration of the third motion trademark in Colombia to Gaseosas Colombiana S.A.S. This mark […]
7 November, 2019

Colombia: Unfair competition and antitrust office authorizes Nutresa and Alpina merger

On 24 October, the Colombian Unfair Competition and Antitrust Office (SIC) formally approved Grupo Nutresa and Alpina to acquire 70% of Atlantic FS S.A.S. shares, a protein and […]
5 November, 2019

Peru: INDECOPI publishes “Inspection Visit Draft Guideline”

The Peruvian Unfair Competition and Antitrust Office (INDECOPI) published on 14 October 2019 an “Inspection Visit Draft Guideline” with the purpose of having comments/suggestions submitted up […]